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BRYAN ON ANTIOPTION.
He Is Strongly Opposed to Stock
8ENAT0B HILL PAYORS FEEE COAL.
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dence they should at once notify na by letter or
postal card, giving both their former and thoii
present post-office, the first enable us to readily
End the name on our nnilitp list, from whicn,
being in type, we each week print, either on the
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a correspondent in every school-district
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separately. Given fasts.
WEDNESDAY. JUNE 20. 1694.
Colfax county fair, Sept. l-22.
State fair at Lincoln, Sept. 7-14.
IMatte county fair, Sept. 2.". -0. 27.
1'h? republican Htate contention will be held
st Oiualiu August 112, 10 h. in.
Prohibition Male contention at Lincoln.Tues.
day, JulylS, at Z p. m l'lattc'county entitled to
4 of the 430.
People' state convention fit Orand Island,
Wednesday An. IS, at 10 h. in., Platte county
entitled to 10 delegates, Mndibon 10, Stanton 4,
Colfax 7. liutler 13, 1'olk 12, -Merrick 7, Nance h,
Boone 11, of the7."il.
Foil the past two weeks tho "lii-;
Muddy" has leen making a bit; cut into
the farms alon itti banks south of
Jack Maiihu of South Omaha drank u
glass of lemonade and swallowed a seed
which is giving hint great trouble, prob
ably necessitating a surgical operation.
.Softh Omaha has granted John A.
McShane the privilege of laying water
mains and conducting a water supply
station. The reservoir is to have a ca
parity or 11,000,000 gallons, and to be
located directly west of tho Cndahy
Packing Co. plant.
Omaha came very near having a riot
Thursday night, when about :i,000 of tho
citizens gathered and demanded of tho
jailor tho person of Payne, the murderer
of Maud Ruble, but the officers had
already taken the precaution to remove
him to the Lincoln penitentiary.
At Karkin, Austrian Silesia, lire damp
exploded in a mine and killed at least
200 miners. A rescue party also per
ished. There were five distinct explo
sions. Tho galleries of the mines are
still on fire and it is believed that a
majority of the bodies of the victims
will be consumed.
Xeukaska is destined to become fa
mous for another crop, peanuts. Some
extraordinary yields are talked of as the
results of last season, the product bring
ing $1.50 a bushel, and the vines worth
fully as much as the best hay for feed
ing. A not profit of $50 an acre is not
bad for a beginning.
He Reserves the Right to Tote Against the
Tariff Bill on the Final Vote Speaker
Crisp Sick Ilaverneyer Refused to An- t
swer Questions Senators Hefore the 1
Bribery Committee Wolcott Improving.
Washington, June 19. Speaker Crisp
was unable to attend the session of the
house Monday on account of sickness. ;
The commercial travelers bill, to permit
the issue by railroads of joint interchange
able 5,000-mile tickets, was passed. '
Senate bill granting right of way to
the Eastern .Nebraska and Gulf railway
through the Omaha and Winnebago In
dian reservations in the state of Nebraska i
The antioption bill was then launched
upon its congressional voyage. Mr.
Hatch opened the debate with a speech
in favor of the bill.
When his time expired Warner (N.
Y.) delivered a vigorous speech against
the measure. Bryan (Neb.) considered
this a bill to prevent gambling in farm
products and it was unjust to his consti
tuents (who were mainly farmers) that
the other men should have the right to
affect the price of their product if they
had taken the risk of rain, drouth, grass
hoppers and chinchbugs. There was no
difference between the action of the
burglar who went to a man's home and
robbed him of his goods and the action
of the man who, on the stock exchange,
drove down the price of another man's
product and thus deprived him of so
much to which he was justly entitled.
At 5:03 the house adjourned.
Coxeyites, all that remain of the anny of
1,00 which left Denver two weeks ago
for Washington, started down the Platte
river Monday in boats. General Carter
said he intended to return to Salt Lake
at once. He is tired of the movements,
he says, and more particularly tired of
men whom he cannot control. At Oga
lalla, Neb., six of the California in
dustrials were arrested for plundering a
Believe Merrill Was Murdered.
Burlington, la., June IU. The body
of Charles H. Merrill, the druggist, who
was found dead in Lincoln Park,
Chicago, was brought to this city for '
burial. His friends deny that he com
mitted snicide, saying they have evidence
to show he was dragged and robbed. A
fine gold watch and a quantity of money
were missing from his clothing when
BLACK PLAGUE IN CHINA
Deaths Averaged Five Hundred
Daily In Canton.
! A LETTER TO'HTLI.
HEAVY BAINS PEOVE A BLESSEI0.
Vessel Arriving From Hong Kong Quar
antined at .Saignon and Singapore Fo-
lice .Meet With Difficulties In Inspecting
Houes Plague Spreading to the Coun
try Districts Cannibals Ate Three Men.
POLICY OF PROTECTION TO LA
BOR IS INDORSED.
President Wanted the News.
Annapolis, Md., June 1J. President
Cleveland and party stopped at the Naval
academy a few minutes Monday after
noon on the lighthouse tender Maple. It
was said that the president came in to
send some telegrams and get the daily
Caldwell Goea to St. Loots.
Chicago, June 19. Chairman Cald
well of the Western Passenger associa
tion left for St. Louis, where the dif
ferences between the Missouri Pacific
and Alton regarding cut rates between
St. Louis and Denver will be given a
Hfeted Abolitionist Dead.
Princeton, Ills., June W John Wal
ters, one of the first settlers of this coun
ty, died here, at the age of 82. He was
a noted Abolitionist and a co-worker of
Owen G. Lovejoy in the underground
i Washington, June 19,
Belglc arrived Monday with fuller de
tails of the black plague, now raging at
Hong Kong. When the vessel cleared,
the scare, the result of the first disclos
I ures of the epidemic's progress, had sub
, sided considerably and it was vainly
j hoped the disease would soon be stamped
out. Tiie mortality statistics, however,
revealed the terrible character of the
disease. Despite the operations of the
' sanitary staif and the police, assisted by
j the army medical staff corps and sol
diers from the bharpslure regiment,
about 500 new v v had been reported
within a week and there had been 400
deaths. Heavy rains about the middle
of May were hailed as a great blessing.
The water snpply had Ik en nearly ex
hausted. The drains of Hong Kong
were filled with poisonous ga3es, the
plague had lwen spreading in the most
densely populated part of the city and,
to cap the climax, an outbreak of small
pox was dreaded.
House, to House Visitation.
For a daj' or two tho people thought
the epidemic was loing its virulence.
Another favorable mdicalion appeared to
HILL FAVORS FREE COAL.
Wk believe there are very many men
of wealth who aro at the same time
worthy tho high esteem of their fellow
men. If one's holdings square with his
conscience and with right there is no
reason why he should not be wealthy,
which, after all is only a comparative
term. All is in the manner of acquiring
and of using.
It seems that tho federal and district
authorities wero really alarmed about
three weeks ago at a plot which was
being concocted to explode bombs at
any moment in tho capital at Washing
ton, the treasury building, tho white
house and the war and navy building.
It is said that the prime mover in the
anarchistic plot is Ilonore Jackson.
The deluge in Oregon has gone down
sufficiently to enable the occupants of
local Ararats to venture into tho valleys
and view tho dead. The result or tho
political overflow is thus figured: Re
publican state ticket, 40,(K50; populist,
25,751; democratic, 10,975; prohibition,
1,592. Out of respect for the feelings
of tho friends of the deceased parties
further details are omitted. Bee.
Ltt the democracy keep tiieir promise
to the country, adjourn, and get home.
Do something one thing or another,
and do it quick. Tho public will act
accordingly. Shoot your bullets; you
have only a limited number of them,
and when you get through, the dead
Wi be carried off and the wounded cared
"for, but uncertainty at tho seat of gov
'. eminent in matters vital to the best
'interests of the countn, is not to bo
endured with patience.
A cyclone Sunday visited a point just
outside Joysvillo. " It was the most
powerful and destructive ever known to
that section. It lifted fences from creek
bottoms to hill sides, and tore up large
sycamore trees, landing many of theiu
a great distance away. During the
storm hailstones as large as goose eggs
fell, almost destroying the corn and
other crops. Some of the icicles were
so large and fell so hard that they cut
through oak board roofs. No lives "were
Henry Watteksox, a democrat of
democrats, says in the Louisville
Courier-Journal, that the tariff bill pro
posed by the democrats in congress
"presents the democratic party in both
the character of a fool and a fraud,
crippling the cause without a shadow of
compensation." Watterson wants to go
to the country '-upon the line of prin
ciple and honor until tho people shall
decide, conclusively and for all time,
whether we are to live tinder a free
trade system or under a protective
system." The republican party is ready
Jor the issue, and we imagine that the
American people are also ready to cast
their overpowering influence in favor of
Olney Denies the Statement.
Washington, June 19, Attorney Gen
eral Olney said there was no truth in
the published statement that he had de
cided to enter suit for 171,000,000
against the Pacific bonded railroads, but
hademploj-ed Attorney Knssel for the
purpose of handling the suits.
T Complete Public Buildings.
Washington, June 19. In the de
ficiency bill the appropriations for com
pleting public buildings under way are:
El Paso, Tex., $7,000: Port Townsend,
$11,000; Sacramento, Cal., $10,000; Sioux
Falls, S. D., $15,000.
Bryan Knronte Home.
Washington, June 19. Mr. Bryan
left for Nehraska Monday evening with
his family, and will arrive in Lincoln
Wednesday and be in Omaha Thursday
to pacticipate in the convention.
Senator Allison's Amendment.
Washington, June 19. Senator Alli
son introduced an amendment to the
sundry civil bill to adjust the claims of
the settlers of socalled Des Moines river
lands in Iowa.
Senator Gorman Back In Washington.
Washington, June 19. Senator Gor
man has returned to Washington. He
. baa not yet recovered his health.
New York Senator U-.es Strong Lan
guage In His Speech.
Washington, June 19. The senate
Monday, after some routine business, en
tered on the 12th week of the tariff de
bate. The temperature was sweltering,
the mercury standing 81 in the chamber.
Some private bills were passed, and
while tho senate was discussing a bill,
which had been introduced by Mr. Peffer
and favorably reported by the committee
on agriculture, to pay $2.00 for an iu
vention that would utilize electricity or
gaseous vapors as a motor for agricul
tural machinery, the tariff Jjill came up.
Mr. Harris, however, allowed thepa.ssngn
of a joint resolution directing the secre
tary of war to appoint a commission of
engineers to examine and report upon
the cost of deepening tho harbors of Su
perior and Dr.luth. The tariff bill was
then laid before the senate.
It was not until coal was reached that
opposition developed. The house bill
placed coal on the free list. The finance
committee's amendment placed a duty of
40 cents on bituminous cpal and shale,
15 cents on slack and culm and 15 per
cent ad valorem on coke.
As soon as the clerk had read this par
agraph Mr. Hill and Mr. Peffer jumped
to their feet. The New York senator
was recognized, and he sent to the clerk's
desk an amendment to relegate bitumi
nous coal and shale to the free list.
Senator Hill said that he reserved
the right to vote for or against the tariff
bill when "I see what it is as a
finality,' passionately exclaiming, "God
knows what the bill will be like when it
passes the senate and comes out of con
ference! God knows how man more ex
tortions and concessions will be wrung
from the unwilling hands of the commit
tee!"' The vote on Mr. Hill's motion to place
bituminous coal on the free list was
yeas 7; nays, 51. Messrs. Allen, Hans
brough, Hill, Irby, Peffer and Washburn
Senators on the Stand.
Washington. June 19. Senators
Camden. Cameron, Gorman and Wash
burn were among those who appeared
before the senate committee investigat
ing the sugar trust. Senator Camden
related the circumstances under which
he introduced Ilaverneyer to Chairman
Jones. Mr. Gorman was asked the us
ual questions about speculating in sugar
stock and ownership of such stock, but
be said he had neither bought any of the
stock nor speculated in any way nor
aided otherwise iu doing so by giving
out items concerning apparent sugar
legislation. Senator Allen put several
questions to Senator Gorman about cam
paign contributions, about the trust, but
Senator Gorman insisted that he knew of
Ilaverneyer Itcftiscd to Answer.
Washington. June 19. The senate
sugar trust investigating committee
Monday, after disposing of the witnesses
available, held an executive session and
decided to reqnast the vice president t
certify to the district attorney the fact
that President Havemeyer and James
Searles of the trust refused to answer
certain questions of the committee.
SHERMAN EQUALS BENTON'S RECOHD.
Has Xow Been In tiie Senate Otcr Twenty.
Washington, June 19. Senator Slier;
man was congratulated by many of his
associates on the tloor of the senate
Saturday on the fact that he had
reached a term of service in the senate
equal in length to that of Senator Ben
ton, whose service had heretofore held
first rank in duration, covering the
period from Dec. R, 11, to March 3,
1851, making 29 .years, two months and
Senator Wolcott Improving.
Denver. June 19. Henry R. Wolcott
received a letter from Seuator Wolcott
saying he is improving constantly. He
expected to be at Carlsbad several days.
The surgical operation was very success
ful and no danger as a result of the oper
ation is anticipated.
Treasury Cash Balance.
Washington, June 19. Cash balance
in the treasury is $.14,284,74C, of which
fJ7,44,446 is gold reserve.
Strike Practically Ended.
Charleston, W. Va., June 19.
Though the Columbus scale had no ref
erence to West Virginia the miners of
this region are resuming work and the
strike is practically ended.
Sanders Counuoi wealers Guilty.
Leavenworth, Kan , June 19. The
jury returned a verdict finding Sjuders'
commonweal army guilty as charged in
A Lower Rate or Wages Must Reduce the
People's Purcliases Our Lar;s Consump
tion When We Were Prosperous la th
McKJnlcjr Tariff High Enough?
Hon. David B. Hill, United States Sen-
j Dear Set At a meeting of New York
merchants last March you are reported
The steamer as saying, "I am in favor of a tariff high
enough to enable American manufac
turers to compete with foreigners as far
as the difference in wages is concerned."
Now, as the cost of any commodity con
sists mostly of labor, a tariff to cover the
actual difference in the cost of produc
tionand which undoubtedly you in
tendedis all that any American pro
tectionist ever asked or desired. But all
true and loyal Americans favor a tariff
only that deals out justice to every enter
prise, wherever located within our coun
try. Aside from the injustice and selfishness
of local protection, it is financially un
wise, for no portion of the country can
be injured without its being felt to a
greater or less degree bj the entire na
tion, and the converse of this is equally
Mr. Cleveland's agonizing desire, pro
claimed by himself without considering
its impossibility under our high rate of
wages, is to i each out for the "great rich,
broad markets of the world." He advised,
in one of his messages to congress, the
American manufacturers and farmers to
But in the matter of exports of British
goods to the United States the Loudon
Economist gives the following exhibit:
BRITISH EXPORTS TO THE UXITED STATES.
. First quarter.
Beer and ale o3,0S
tton piece goods. ?.. 330.638
epleoo goods 191.635
en piece goods 388,0X1
olen tissues auoo
Worsted tissues. 286,873
Tin plates and sheets. 59S.5S)
Steel, unwrought 4C3CO
Earthen and china ware... 117,711
Skins and furs 131,710
Totals 2,420,619 4,793,214
Here we find that the British manu
facturers have sold to American con
sumers $12,000,000 worth less of the
goods enumerated during the first -three
months of this year than they sold us
during the corresponding quarter of
1893, and this does not comprise their
total sales, the aggregate of their ex
ports showing a shrinkage of $19,500,
000 for the three mouths this year, or at
the rate of $0,500,000 a month.
When the British shopkeeper is drop
ping fewer shillings into his till, he is apt
to go wild, and it is not surprising that
a loss of $6,500,000 a month, during three
consecutive months, of golden dollars
that ought to bo squeezed out of the
American eagle should result in the is
suance of instructions to the British
merchants iu New York to demand the
immediate passage of the Wilson bill.
Charles R. Buckland.
sssssssT T JMtl'zPm ssssssssssBr
Castoria is Dr. Samuel Pitcher's prescription lor Infants
and Children. It contains neither 0;i:u, Morphine nor
other Narcotic substance. It is a harmless substitute
for Paregoric, Irop3, Soothing Syrup.?, autl Castor Oil.
It is Pleasant. Its guarantco i-J thirty years use "by
Millions of Mot hers. Cist or:: destroys Worms and allays
fevcrisliucss. Castoria prevents vomiting' Sour Curd,
cures Diarrhoea ami AViml Colic. Castoria relieves
teething troubles, cures constipation and flatulency.
Castoria assimilates tho ful, regulates the stomach
aud bowels, giving healthy a:icl natural sleep. Cas
toria is tho Children's Panacea this Mother's Friend.
turn from our "narrow" home market to
Mr. and Mrs. Coxey In Maslllou.
Massillon. O., Juud 19. The Gen
eral and Mrs. J. S. Coxey arrived in the
citv from Washington.
Monday's Baseball Games.
Washington, C; Brooklyn. 10. Mercer, Sulli
van and Mctiuire: Stein and Daley. Umpire,
New York. 1; Philadelphia. 4. Weyhing
and Grady; Meekin and Farrel. UmpIre.Stuce.
Cleveland, 11; Chicago. 4. Young and Zlm
iner; McOill and Shrher. LTiuyire, Lynch.
Hoiton, 24: Baltimore. 7. Sthetts. Smith
and Canzel; Mullane, Clark and Robinson.
Second Game Boston. 7; Baltimore, 9.
Nichols and ltyan; McMulion, ilawke and
Hohinson. Umpire. Emslie.
Pittsburg, 9: Louillk. 8. Colclou-h and
Merritt; Knell und Karle. Umpire. Hurst.
Second Game Pittshurtr. 11; Loui"ilIe, 1.
Killen aud Merrill; Menefee, Grim and Earle.
St. Loui. 4; Cincinnati. 8. Breitenstein,
Haley and IVitz; Dwyer and Vaughn. Um
viTEitx u:nui: oamcs.
Grand Rapids. ID; Indianapolis. II. Cross
and Murphy; Killeti and Spies. Umpire, Mo
Donald. Toledo, 11; Detroit, 9. Balz. Itettger, Fore
man and Simimrrs: Clausen. Pears and Hur
ley. Umpire. Baker.
Sioux City, 16; Minneapolis. 7. Hart and
Twineham; Lincoln, Sawders and Burrel.
WHs-TEUX ASSOCIATION GAMES.
Ilea Moines. 8; St. Jo-sph. 14.
Bock Island. 4; Peoria, 3.
Jacksonville. 0; Qaliiey, 1.
Second Game Jacksonville. 1J; Quincy, 10.
he the co-operation of the Chinese who j the broader markets of the world. Ho
were said to be assisting in the detection also seemed totally oblivious of the facts,
of cases and the removal of patients to ' as derived from statistics, that this
the hospital. The rate of mortality ! "narrow" market of ours is or was, until
dropped temporarily. The sanitary au-! he upset it, the most prosperous, the
thorilies gamed encouragement and J wealthiest, the broadest and the largest
while tiie rainwater washed out some . in the world.
public and house drains, disinfectants I He seemed to be ignorant of the fact
were scattered about and infected houses ' that we consume 20 per cent of all the
were cleaned and whitewashed. The sugar produced in the world, 80 per cent
The Lords, Subscribe Liberally.
London, June 19. A meeting of mem
bers of the nobility wa3 held, at which
the Duke of Westminister presided. A
committee was formed to conduct the
campaign against the government's pio
posal to disestablish the Church of
Wales. It was agreed to contest every
constituency in Wales in the general
elections. The Duke of Westminister
subscribed 1,000 toward the expenses of
the campaign, while other lords sul
scriled ..00 each. A total of 5,000
It Is Captain Mahau, LLD.
London, June 11). The degree of L.
L.D. was conferred at Cambridge upon
Captain F. T. Mahan of the United
States cruiser Chicago.
Chinese supplemented the sanitary pre
cautions with a vtibt amount of cracker
'firing, which ihey calculated would have
a salutary effect b driving out the evil
spirits, whom they legurded as responsi
ble for the viMtation of the plague.
House to house visitation in search of
victims of the plague were kept up by
the police, but they were unable to get
through the crowded houses of the in
fected district with sufficient celerity to
ovortake all the cases. Soldiers were
consequently detailed to assist in the un
pleasant task. Increased vigilanco re
vealed a greater number of patients.
Vessels From Hong Iiun Oaarautlucd. '
The prevail nc? of the disease created
a good deal of alarm in the different
shipping quarters in communication '
with the port. Saignon and other
of all the coffee, 83 per cent of the cop
per, 83 per cent of the lead, 35 per cent
of the cotton, 33 per cent of the rubber,
10 per cent of the coal aud 50 per cent of
the tin used iu the entire world; that
our railways and canals, until his bane
ful advent, carried over them as much
or more traffic than any three of the na
tions of Europe combined. And this is
the "narrow" market our great presi
dent and the Democratic party advise
the American people to forsake and
vainlj contend for the "broad, rich mar
kets of the world," only a portion of
which we could ever hope to gain and
never could gain until we reduced our
wages to the level of or lower than the
rate paid by our foreign competitors.
But would it be wise to reduce the
rate Df wages, and as a consequence the
.poitsof the French colonies quarantined ' purchasing power of the people, causing
Tapor Stove C9mbination.
Cleveland. June 19. Within 10 days
the vapor stove combination will go into
effect. The companies included are the
Quick Meal Vapor Stove company and
Johnson & Brandon of St. Louis: George
M. Clark company of Chicago: L. Bax
ter Stove company of Mansfield, O.; and
the Aurora Vapor Stove company; the
Schneider & Trenkamn comnanv. the
Standard Lighting company and the
Dangler Stove and Mauufacturing com
pany of Cleveland. The new corpora
tion is named the United Vapor aud Gas
Stove company. It was incorporated in
Illinois and is capitalized at $S,509,000.
The Appendix Club.
Denver, Jnne 19. Dr. Charles E.
Walton of Cincinnati read a paper be
fore the homeopathy meeting on "The
Appendix Club, or a New Evolution."
It was an amusing satire on the prevail
ing fad of having the vermiform ap
pendix removed. In a paper on
"Hynopotism In Surgery," Dr. Henry
W. Roby of Topeka maintained that thi3
force will in mam- cases bauish diseases
and fully answer the purpose of chloro
form. General Carter Tired or Cozeyisui.
JCLEgBUBQ, Colo., June 19. Fifty
Adopted the Commercial Treaty.
Buda Pestii, June 19. The lower
house of the Hungarian diet adopted the
commercial treaty with Russia.
Sarah Bernhardt la Ixtndou.
London, Juue IU. Sarah Bernhardt
appeared here and was given a hearty
New Minister Appointed.
Lima, June 19. Seuor Horacio Fere
colo has been appointed minister of
A. O. U. W. SUPREME LODGE.
Next Meeting Will Be the Second Week In
June, 1895, at Atlanta.
San Francisco. June 19. The su
preme lodge A. O. U. W. held a short
session Monday morning at which it was
decided that a member's standing in the
order should not have been considered to
be imperiled by his failure to pay assess
ments levied for the benefit of any
funds other than the beneficiary, relief
and general funds. It was decided that
no suspended or expelled members can
be taken back into the order unless he be
under 45 years of age. The elected offi
cers were duly installed by Past Su
preme Master Workmen Baxter and
This concluded the business of the su
preme lodge and an adjournment was
taken until the second Tuesday in June,
1895, when the body will be called to
gether again at Atlanta. In the after
noon a large number of delegates and
their friends visited the Midwinter fair.
There were no formal exercises or dem
onstrations arranged by them, but a
very pleasant time was had, brief ad
dresses being delivered at Festival hall
by some of the newly elected officers and
others. In the evening most of the
Workmen left for Portland, Or., where
they dedicated a new hall.
Ran Against Three Policemen.
Moberly. Mo., June 19. Dan Gam
bol, a young man of 20, arrived here a
stranger and strutted about the depot
platform flourishing a revolver. He ran
against three policemen and shot Officer
Penn in the shoulder. The police opened
fire and killed Gambol. His home is in
Ellis Took the Stand.
Mason, Mich., June 19. Attorney
General Ellis took the witness stand and
denied anv complicity in the election
fraud of 1891 or any knowledge of it, or
having any conversation with any one
with a view to changing the returns.
Pettlgrew Called For.
Sioux Falls, S. D., June 19. Senator
Pettigrew received a telegram citing
him fo appear before the senatorial sugar
A hailstorm at Staunton, Ills., did great
damage to crops.
It is given out that 10,000 miners in
Kansas will go on a strike next Thursday.
cut uunuxeu Kegs oi giant powder ex-
all vessels arriving from Hong Kong
Singapore followed suit and the aspect
for the shipping interest were becoming
serious, The iucreasml virulence and
the discovery of a greater number of
cases aroused the enmity of the Chinese,
who had for a short time appeared will
ing to co-operate with the authorities pn
the bringing to light all known cases of
the plague. This willingness dimished,
Iprobably on account of the heavy pro
poition of mortality which accompanies
the disease. Attempts were made to
evade the inspection. Sick persons were
removed from house to house at the ap
proach of the police, houses were barri
caded and in a few cases the officers
were stoned by the infuriated Chinese.
Owing to these difficulties the epidemic
gained renewed violence. The rumors
that the plague had appeared iu Japan
Fire Hundred I)e::ths Dailj-.
1 News from Canton, whete the plague
started, states that the deaths now aver
age 200 a day. During March and
they averaged 500 daily. Although
fact that tho "black death
Canton became known only about a month
ago, it appears that the disease started
as long ago as last February, and has
been epidemic ever since. The plague is
spreading to the country districts about
ICanton and to neighboring cities. About
Ithe only measures taken in Canton to
stay the progress of the disease are those
'adoptel by the priests, who march
Ithrongh the streets chanting incantations
tand sprinkling hoi- water. A huge
mass, representing a dragon's head, is
laifio carried about the city, accompanied
by a prodigious beating of gongs and
EATEN BY CANNIBALS.
Fate or Three Men Who Landed on Mew
Ireland to Trade.
mail gives detials of the fate of three
men who were killed by cannibals of
New Ireland. A Japanese trading
schooner went to the island and the Ger
man captain, a Japanese assistant and a
native of the island went ashore to trade.
They could not barter to their satisfac
tion and the natives, enraged at not re
ceiving the wares, killed the three men.
All Wero eaten by the islanders in true
cannibal style, though one account says
the two Japanese were not eaten, their
flesh being deemed too sour.
I The revolntion in Corea ha3 assumed a
'Serious aspect. The number of rebels k
said to be over S,000 and they have been
Urilled in modern style. The govern
Intent troops have been routed iu two en
counters on May Hi, losing 200 killed.
This defeat conipletely demoralized tht
I government forces. Two-thirds of the
oopulation of the country are in sympa
rthy with the rebels.
Hugh Frazer, British minister to Ja
pan, is very ill and is not expected to re
Terrible Floods In Hungary.
London. June 19. A dispatch from
( Vienna says that the reports from Ga-
licia and Silesia show that the Wear
valley, in Hungary, from Trenzin nortl
, to Pressbnrg, has been inundated. Por-
tious of the towns and dozens of pros
j perous villages in; the valley are sub
Uifiiged. Railway traffic is suspended
Bridges have been swept away and crop?
destroyed in every direction. The dam
age amounts to many millions of florins.
The rivers are full of carcasses of cattle,
and household property of every descrip
tion is floating down stream. Several
watchmen have been drowned in the
floods. Mtny dams have been undermined.
thereby a contraction in the volume of
traffic with all its attendant evils? At
whose expense would such a policy be?
Obviously, as in Europe, at the expense
of the workingman mostly. Not mate
rially tho capitalist, who, in any event,
will not risk his capital unless he can
realize a profit, which is and must be
regulated by the wages paid and by open
You say you are in favor of a tariff
for protection "high enough to enable
American manufacturers to compete
with foreigners as far as the difference
iu wages is concerned." Then as regards
England the tariff should be as high as
7? per cent, which Mr. Harris and Mr.
Carlisle in their report to the senate said
was the difference between English
wages and American, ours being 77 per
It is true that an average tariff rate of
77 per cent would effectually prevent
importation, but it is equally true that
it would not for any length of time in
crease the price of a single commodity,
notwithstanding the assertion of Mr.
Cleveland to the contrary, and for two
substantial reasons first, because home
competition would, as it has always
done and will, regulate prices; second,
the less we import the greater we will
manufacture. The cost of manufacture
decreases as the volume of manufacture
is increased, thereby enabling the man
ufacturer to lower the price of his com
modity. These are the chief factors that
enter into ever' industrial enterprise,
and clearly account for the invariable
decline in prices under the protectivo
It was the object of the framers of the
present law, as was generally supposed,
to so regulate the tariff as to make it
"high enough to enable the American
manufacturers to compete with foreign
ers as far as the difference in wages is
The interesting question is, Did they
make it high enough to cover the differ
ence as far as wages are concerned? The
true answer to that question is in the fact
that even under this tariff denounced
by the ignorant as robbery and as uncon
stitutional the foreigner was enabled
up to June 80, 1893, as statistics show,
to rush into our market annually com
petitive commodities to the vast amount
of about 400,000,000, and yet the present
is denounced as a high tariff and a rob
bery. Who is robbed? The working
man, if anybody is, of the employment
,that that vast importation would give
him and our country of the wealth aris
ing therefrom if manufactured in Amer
ica. The position you have taken regarding
this question as reported, and particu
larly as regards the income tax, must
meet with the approval of every man
who is possessed of sound reasoning
power regardless of party affiliations.
The people will owe a debt of gratitude
to the man who can claim that he de
feated such a measure as the Wilson
bill, which undoubtedly would bring
upon the country disaster and ruin.
Very truly yours. W. S. Manning.
"Castoria is an excellent mcdiclm fo- '. .1
dren. Mothers have repeatedly told i..c of :u
good effect upon their children."
D:t- G. C. O-ooou,
" Castoria Is the best remedy tor cliil Jren of
Inch I am actpiainted. I h.ipo Co tliy Mtoi
far distant when mothers v iiltii.-i.!er t.V- riv.il
interest of their children, i.a.t uso L'-iyon i m
btead of the variousquack iiu-4nm-iv!iu-!i .mm
destroying their loved onej, by forcm ;o.iut.i.
morphine, soolhmj vni$ and ct!.i-r hurtful
agents doun their throats, thereby stiiJm,;
them to premature graves "
Do. J. V. KlNCUELOC,
" Castoria U so e!l ailepted tochildren thai
I reeumnieud Uassuperiortoany prescription
Luouu to me."
II. A. Abcrkr, M. D.t
111 So. Oxford St.. Brooklyn, N. Y.
"Our physiVLius in thti children's depart
nui.t tt-ivo bpokcu highly of their experl
. i:oo in their otitaulj practice with Castoria,
ai d although wo only hato amoug our
in.do.it uiihe3 whut is kuowu as regular
pii iuet:, jet we aro free to coufeds that tha
in nv: of 'ubtonti his wou us to look with
tutor uj.o! it "
U.MTEU Ho-.fIT.4l. 1M) DlSHk..NSiaT,
tLZv ('. Ssimi, Yvi.,
The Cantanr Company,
VI Murray Strit, Now York Citv.
Omaha Weekly Bee,
The Columbus Journal.
The Cleveland Met or Pottage.
Mr. Frederic R. Coudert of New York
has aptly described the meal that the
free traders in the senate are preparing
for themselves under the direction of
Chief Cook Cleveland. It is as follows:
'The income tax is a carcass out of
which the festering flies of lies and er
jury constantly rise, and the result has
been, and the result must be, and the
result shall be a premium upon perjury
and r. penalty for honesty and truth.
But such is the importance of passing a
tariff bill that I swallow it, income tax
'Is llatnerlcan Ighnci.
I'm the dandy chief of the free trade
Willy Willy Wick cum hum,
And fight for a tariff "a la Britaniquc,"
Willy Willy Wick cum hum.
I'm president of this treat land
And all the people do command
To how and join my Bourbon hand,
Willy Willy WicL cum bum.
That Wilson bill it makes mo ill.
Willy Willy Wick cum bum.
Oh, Carlisle, co and tap the till,
Willy Willy Wick cum bum.
No uae. me liege, the cash's run out.
The Wilson bill has closed the spout.
And darned if I know what I'm about,
Willy Willy Wick cum hum.
Say, Carlisle, wc will have to squeal,
Willy Willy Wick cum bum.
And peel free trade from the Wilson steal,
Willy Willy Wick cum bum.
For those cussed kickers. Hill & Co.,
Don't give us any sort of a show
1o make our free trade scheme a go,
Willy Willy Wick cum bum.
George A. Olahu.
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Our farm policiei ar
Farm and citv nron.-rti for..,.!.!
Mako collections of foreign iuheritanee'i und
sell ft!.-;uti")iii tieki-ti. ti. i.nd
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at the time.
Why Not Sold?
Lost, Strayed or Stolen The funda
mental principle of the Democratic par
ty. Last seen of it was at Chicago, June
22, 1892. Rockland (Me.) Star.
THE BRITISH ARE ANXIOUS.
Plodjd t a
powder mill near
Rulghted an American.
Paris, Jnne 19. Alfred Andre, direc
tor of the Bank- of France and a con
spicuous memljer of the Y. M. C. A.,
gave a dinner in honor of James Stokes I
of New ork. More than 100 persons, all
members of the Y. M. C. A., were pres
ent. M. Andre, in behalf of the French
government, presented to Mr. Stokes the
official declaration of his appointment as
a knight of the Legion of Honor of
France and said that Mr. Stokes was the
second American who had received such
a recognition of distinguished services in
the line of philantrophy, benevolent and
religions work. ,
'ine collapse ot tb.e Ctumiberlin Invest
ment company of Denver proves to be ohe
of the worst failures resulting from an
inflation of real estate values, in recent
ince Bismarck has congratulated
Crispi on his escape from aesas-
Their Kxpor of Goods to America Have
Very Largely Decreased.
The New York importers of foreign
goods were not satisfied with their first
meeting at Cooper Union, when the name
of ex-President Harrison was applauded,
and when they agreed to swallow the
"carcass out of which the festering flies
of lies and perjury constantly rise."
They wanted another meal of it, so held
a second meeting, but did not publish
this time the names of any importers,
lawyers, presidents, chairmen, free trade
editors and eating honse proprietors who
signed a call, but held it under the aus
pices of the Manhattan Single Tax club.
The urgency for the passage of the
Wilson tariff bill, so called, is becoming
very pronounced. Trade and business
are in a critical condition in England,
where the volume of exports is decreas
ing, and particularly so far as the United
States is concerned, the decrease in ship
ments to this country up to March 31
last exceeding the entire falling off
ehown in the total trade with all other
foreign countries for the quarter. In an
ticipation of our lower tariff on cotton
manufactures England continues to buy
very largely from, us of cheap raw cot
ton, expecting to ship it back here in the
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Potatoes i jo
FathoRB ft 00JI4 o".
Fatcowrt i- nyi,2 ;j,
Fattdieep iTMtS 0J
Fat bteeru $:. outt3 7r,
KrvderH $2 fr!2 :m
NOTICE TO UKDKKJl.
To Fred d'oi'tz: You are hereby not ifiwl that
on the 27lh day of September, l-V, the follow
in;descrilHi premiers to wit: Lot No. four (I)
in block No. two hnndrtd and two (202), in thw
citv of Columliuct, county of l'Jatte. and state of
Nebraska, w:w rolil at private tax-sale to Ma.on
Ik-all. for non-pa) ment of delinipient taxes
levied anil le-feesned aainnt the mmi; for tho
jears 1K. 1VTJ, 1.., I8n3 lSf-i, l-sS7,l&, l'odand
1S90. Said lot wan taxed in th( namoof Fred
(ioetz, and the time of redemption of (-aid lot
from said ..ale will expire on the 27th day of
NOTRE TO KEIIKEM.
I'oyou theadvantagenf buying
From him. It a splendid stock
and low prices cut any
figure, you will
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Always on hand.
CAUTION-. ir a denier offers W. .
XJciil.irf Mioe-i at rdueil price, or tidy
ho in.. them ulthout n.'iniu stamped ou
botlom, put 111 in down na a fraud.
1 1 in Block of
In large, uell selected and
ever thing on want will
be round in stock
at low tU'iirf-u. I
w-AiisaF fci roa
I3f Country produco a r.pr
cialty, and always taken at
cash prices. All goods deliv
Telephone Xo. 22.
To Steele A JolinT.n: You are hereby notified
that on the 31t,t day or Octo!-.-. l-'.rj, the follow.
piK described premiw-i to wit: It Xo. hix (ii),
in block two hundred and sixteen iJP'.i. in the
city of Columbns county of Platte anil btato of
Jjebraaka. wai sold at private tax-sale to Mason
lieall. for non-pajment of delinquent taxe-i
assessed and levied against the wtme Tor the
JT8 ifei7.' J5"2- ,?3j' lh0,!. 167. !-. ! and
t t ot was ,ax;d in the name of Steele
Jfc Johnson, and the time of redemption of said
lot will expire on the 31st day of Octolr, 1-31.
''J01"3 M tbo.v Hkall.
W. L. Douglas
S3 SHOE thVMd
IV. 1.. DOUGLAS Shoes arc stvlkh. env ft.
tlifjr, and rive better s aliifjction t the pricts a j
crti idtlui any other make. Try one pair and
beronunctd. The st.impinjjof V. I louj;ks'
n one and pr.ee on the bottom, v. Inch guarantor
tV.r d r, sain thou anJs of dollars annuall
V 'ho e who v;ur them. Dealers v. ho psh the
tale o. W. L. Douglas Shoes pam customer.
r .n Ii h-I.'. to increase the sales on their full line
oli;rl p. ,t n ffor.l to ell it 1 U-s profit,
and v e h-h-v r i can ...ve money .y Imvm-ali
yo.ir ff.tv e ,r ot Ifvcleiicr .i.Ueite.l l-l.m.
t it ii ..'I r Jrt.- r ;mjii ap jlit a..in ,,,
Y. L.l)OU,:uu, Ki J kt..u.Mu.. bolJ h,
GrtrFFKN fe Gray.
G. I. NEWMIN.
1 -rt i
REAL - ESTATE
NOTICE TO REDEEM.
To A. D. Jones: You are hereby notified that
on the 31st day of October, 1SW, the following
described premises to wit: Lot Xo. four (t) in
"lock two hundred and sixteen fllH) in the city
of Columbus, county of Platte and state of Ne
braska, was sold at private tax-Male to Mason
Heal I, for non-payment of delinquent taxes
assessed and levied ajfaiast the same for the
years 1S71, 1S75, 1S7H. 1677. 1873. 179, 1SS0, iSol.
1382, 18;3, 1581, 168T.. lSotf, 1S87. 1683. 1889 and 1V).
baid lot was taxed in tho name of A. D. Jones
and the time of redemption of said lot from said
sale will expire on the 31st day of October, lafll.
6ioa3 Maso- Beaia,
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tllatp the finest Hearse in the county.
FRED. W. HERRICK,
Cor. Nebraska Ave. and )
Thirteenth St., j
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